• European shares fall, brace for gloomy earnings Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- European shares fell in thin trade on Tuesday as gloomy economic data and corporate reports set the backdrop for a tough start to the third-quarter reporting season in the United States.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Ryanair said it would not be taking part in the sale of London's Stansted airport after the airport's owner, BAA, excluded the budget airline from the process. Ryanair had previously stated that it had held talks with potential bidders for Stansted after it was asked to consider acquiring a minority stake as part of a consortium.

  • Saudi oil minister says kingdom can meet demand Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia-- Saudi Arabia's oil minister said Tuesday his country has the ability to meet existing and future demand for oil, seeking to alleviate concerns about supply and cut prices. Brent crude, which is used to price international varieties of oil, was trading above $113 a barrel in London on Tuesday.

  • New Issue- Syndicate Bank prices $500 mln 2018 bond Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    October 9- Following are terms and conditions. of a bond priced on Tuesday.

  • Uganda: 50 years of independence, amid turbulence Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:06 AM ET

    JOHANNESBURG-- African leaders joined thousands of Ugandans Tuesday on an airstrip in the capital of Kampala where 50 years ago Uganda announced independence from British rule.

  • Shares extend losses on U.S. weakness, Bunds rise Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- European shares extended losses to a session low on Tuesday, led by falls on Wall Street as concerns around the outlook for corporate earnings continued to weigh on sentiment, sending investors into safehaven government bonds.

  • UPDATE 2-TNK-BP oligarchs try to dodge Rosneft Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    By Andrew Callus and Douglas Busvine. LONDON/ MOSCOW, Oct 9- The billionaires who co-own Russian oil venture TNK-BP and want to buy out partner BP have told the British company they would rather sell their half of the $50 billion business than end up in a devalued partnership with state-backed rival bidder Rosneft.

  • Stocks indexes slip following gloomy IMF forecast Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:04 AM ET

    Indexes fell on Wall Street as investors reacted to another weak forecast on the global economy and ahead of the traditional start of earnings season: results from Alcoa, the aluminum maker and economic bellwether, which come out after the closing bell.

  • EU fin mins blocked on thorny banking union Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 11:02 AM ET

    LUXEMBOURG-- Europe made little progress Tuesday in its efforts to secure the region's stricken financial system and ensure that failing banks never risk an entire country's economy again when finance ministers from the 27- country European Union failed to agree on how a single banking supervisor should be set up.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Gold prices trimmed their losses on Tuesday, but stayed under pressure as concerns over the euro zone's peripheral economies sent the euro to session lows versus the dollar.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- TF& JH Braime Holdings PLC:. *Confirms that marcus mills has been appointed as Finance director of co. *Appointment effecttive from the date of this announcement.

  • Oil prices rise on jitters about supplies Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:37 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- The price of oil is rising on concerns about supplies from the Middle East and the North Sea. Benchmark crude is up $1.46 to $90.79 a barrel in New York Tuesday. There is also concern that an escalation of the situation in Syria could disrupt supplies from the Middle East.

  • BRIEF-Ryanair withdraws from Stansted sale Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- Ryanair Holdings PLC:. *Ryanair withdraws from stansted sale process. *Will not participate in the sale process or seek a minority stake.

  • World stocks slightly lower amid gloom Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    Meanwhile, comments by the International Monetary Fund on the global economy "provide a gloomy backdrop" for the day, said Monument Securities analyst Marc Ostwald. After a weak session Monday, Wall Street opened slightly lower again, with the Dow Jones Industrial index down 0.1 percent to 13,565.45, and the S&P 500 down 0.1 percent at 1,454.61.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Standard Chartered PLC:. *Standard chrtrd plc- Standard Chartered upper tier 2 tender offer. *Invited holders of the notes to tender any and all of the notes for.

  • *Sources say UK, France propose broad state voting cap. *Germany said to maintain demand for parity with France.

  • *UK, Sweden, free-marketeers strongly opposed. The initiative, pushed hard by Germany and France but strongly opposed by Britain, Sweden and other free-marketeers, gained critical mass at a European Union finance ministers' meeting in Luxembourg, when more than the required nine states agreed to use a treaty provision to launch the tax.

  • BRIEF-Rio Tinto CFO - there may be asset sales to come Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- Rio Tinto PLC:.

  • News Summary: Hacked police blogger wins damages Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    DAMAGES: A police blogger unmasked after the Times of London hacked his email has been awarded 42,500 pounds in damages from the newspaper's publisher, News International. WHAT HAPPENED: The Times unmasked Richard Horton as the detective behind the award-winning "NightJack" blog, which provided a rare, behind-the-scenes look at policing in Britain.

  • BoE's Fisher says UK economy "basically flat" in 2012 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- British economic output is likely to be "basically flat" this year, but should strengthen as lower inflation boosts consumers' disposable income, Bank of England policymaker Paul Fisher said on Tuesday.